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Careers / Procurement Clerk - Longmeadow

Procurement Clerk - Longmeadow
Procurement clerks, also known as purchasing assistants or departmental buyers, take purchase requests from various departments within a company and get price quotes from suppliers. Additionally, their responsibilities include contacting suppliers to schedule deliveries or to discuss shortages or missed deliveries.
Typical Job Functions include, but are not limited to:
- Maintain accurate records of purchases and pricing
- Create and maintain good relationships with vendors/suppliers
- Making professional decisions in a fast-paced environment
- Maintain records of purchases, pricing, and other important data
- Review and analyze all vendors/suppliers, supply, and price options
- Negotiate the best deal for pricing and supply contracts
- Ensure that the products and supplies are high quality
- Create and maintain inventory of all incoming and current supplies
- Working with team members and Procurement Manager to complete duties as needed
- Responsible for order placement timing, supply / demand alignment, material replenishment and supplier performance
- Develop sourcing strategies
- Payment terms negotiation, optimization and management
- Maintain contracts with vendors
- Review inventory and update as required
- Receive orders from various departments
- Initiate and keep track of orders
- Receive, inspect and distribute orders
- Reconcile or resolve order discrepancies with supplies
- Monitor delivery times to ensure they are on time
- Coordinate annual overseas orders
- Keep daily records
- Accounts to be submitted for payment to vendors on time
- Administration and reporting as necessary
- Make or purchase policy analysis and recommendations
- Lease or purchase policy evaluation and recommendation
Education, Experience and Skills:
- Knowledge of procurement processes, policies and procedures
- Strong emphasis on accuracy and detail
- Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously to meet goals and deadlines
- Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, such as Excel
- Good time management and organizational skills
- Basic mathematical knowledge
- High school degree or equivalent; Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, or related field preferred
- Solid knowledge and understanding of procurement processes, policy, and systems
- Two (2) years previous experience as procurement officer or related position
- Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)
- Ability to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions -Ability to negotiate, establish, and administer contracts
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
- Accurate and precise attention to detail
- Ability to work well with management and staff at all levels
- Goal-oriented, organized team player
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Mature, empathetic and professional
- Independent self-starter with attention to detail
- Possesses integrity and ability to maintain accurate and confidential records
- Able to collaborate with and motivate others
- Amicable
- Ability to organize workload, adapt quickly to change, and deliver under the pressure of deadlines
- Solid knowledge in Import & Export essential
- Provident Fund
- Medical Aid
If you don’t hear back from us within 14 days of your application please consider your application unsuccessful